Ryan Villopoto – 2012 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Champion
At the 13th round of the 2012 Monster Energy AMA/FIM Supercross Series, Ryan Villopoto won the main event aboard his Kawasaki KX450F. With the win, he clinched the 2012 Championship; his second Supercross title in a row.
Ryan’s results so far this season:
- Anaheim 1 – First
- Phoenix – Third
- Los Angeles – Fourth
- Oakland – Third
- Anaheim 2 – First
- San Diego – First
- Dallas – First
- Atlanta – Second
- St. Louis – First
- Daytona – Fifth
- Indianapolis – First
- Toronto – First
- Houston – First
And he clinched the title with four more races left in the series!
Ryan won the 2006, 2007, and 2008 AMA Motocross Championship in the Lites class, along with taking two regional Supercross titles before moving up to the premier class in 2009. He has also helped Team USA win the Motocross of Nations on four different occasions. In 2011, Ryan won the AMA Supercross Championship and the AMA Motocross Championships in 2011 as well.
Watch our interview with RV after clinching Supercross Championship in Houston, March 31, 2012:
Check out some of this years photos from Ryan’s 2012 championship run:
Here is some bonus footage from the 2007 Monster Energy / Pro Circuit / Kawasaki Team photo shoot, which Includes Ryan Villopoto (51), Brett Metcalfe (123), Ben Townley (101) and Chris Gosselaar (102).
The 2012 World Motocross Championships start this weekend in Holland – Supercross.com will have it covered for you